Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jul 30, 2020 4:43:02 GMT 12
NEW FRAMEWORK TO ADDRESS INEQUITY FOR MĀORI IN HOSPICE CARE
Mauri Mate is a new palliative care structure, which focuses on the quality, equity and compassion of hospices in Aotearoa.
It's the first of its kind, with extensive collaboration between the Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (The Māori Medical Practitioners Association), Totara Hospice in South Auckland and Mary Potter Hospice in Wellington.
It involves improving the access for Māori whānau, as well as increasing the cultural competence and awareness of staff in palliative care.
Māori clinicians, leaders and academics were brought together to ensure the framework was "by Māori, for Māori"......